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Uncle Sam Boat Tours

45 James St, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607-1303
+1 315-482-2611
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Boat ride

Very enjoyable boat ride. Great and friendly staff. Very knowable about the river amd the houses... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2017
Jane M
via mobile
Part of our Getaway

Uncle Sam's tour is a must if you have never been to the Thousand Islands. Was one of the... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Kim C
via mobile
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45 James St, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607-1303
+1 315-482-2611
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Very enjoyable boat ride. Great and friendly staff. Very knowable about the river amd the houses that we passed.

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Uncle Sam's tour is a must if you have never been to the Thousand Islands. Was one of the Highlights of our Trip.

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We took this tour to see the islands and Bolt Castle. We had a great time. Our tour guide was a young college student and she was wonderful. We sat up on the top deck, very nice day and really had a great time. The...More

1  Thank Joni M
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We were lucky enough to get a 70 degree day in late October to enjoy a pleasant 2 hour tour through the Thousand Islands. The area was beautiful, especially with the color changes of the season adding an extra touch to an already scenic landscape....More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Old boats with loud engines - awkward seating and a tour guide you can barely make out over all the noise. The only reason for Uncle Sam tours is to get to the castles which both Singer and Boldt were fantastic experiences. If your goal...More

Thank Dshar73
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Had a great time on Uncle Sam's Boat Tour. Guide was very knowledgable of the area. Beautiful scenery.

Thank kaycee217
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We did the 2 1/4 hour tour of the islands. It was interesting and the narrator was very informative and comical. The captain even allowed the kids to steer the boat for a bit and then gave them a certificate stating that they did. They...More

Thank Ohio6108
Reviewed 14 October 2017

A boat tour is the only way to see most of the 1000 Islands area, and I went with Uncle Sam's. It was a very busy docking area and the boat was pretty full. We left close to on time, and arrived back a little...More

Thank Nancy J
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We took a 3-hour Uncle Sam boat tour which took us to Singer Castle and Boldt Castle. The boat had an odd (and uncomfortable) configuration where the chairs were faced towards each other instead of all facing forward. Because of the engine noise, you could...More

Thank C B
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Easy to purchase tix online, print and scan at dock. Large boat accommodating many passengers, three levels, coverage for rainy weather and snack and dining options as well as bring your own food! Very nice boat tour with informative narration. We thoroughly enjoyed the tour...More

Thank craigd445
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6 September 2017|
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Response from RochelleZe | Reviewed this property |
Boat Shuttle over to Boldt Castle cost $9.00 a person
29 August 2017|
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Response from gentlspice | Reviewed this property |
If you would like to go to Boldt Castle first, you could take the water taxi. The Uncle Sam tours will take you on the tour then on the way back to Alexandria Bay, the Boldt Castle stop on the way back.
martha k
7 August 2017|
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Response from 548christyp | Reviewed this property |
We can have snow in October so it may be quite cool. I know they have not posted dates for that month yet but as other people suggested a phone call to the friendly staff will answer your questions better. I know you will... More